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Safe Kids Kansas is a 501c(3) charitable organization and is a member of Safe Kids Worldwide, a global organization dedicated to preventing injuries in children. The designated lead agency for Safe Kids Kansas is the Kansas Department of Health and Environment.
CRACK! FIZZ! BOOM!
It is no surprise that many families enjoy the sparkles and booms of fireworks. But it is important to recognize that fireworks are explosive and can be dangerous. About 46 percent of people injured by fireworks in Kansas are children ages 16 and younger. Children ages 5-14 have the highest injury rate, according to the Kansas State Fire Marshal’s Office.
Even when handled correctly, fireworks can sometimes be defective or simply unpredictable. Even sparklers, which are typically viewed by parents as relatively harmless fireworks for children, cause serious burn injuries, accounting for one-third of the fireworks injuries to children under five in the U.S.
Fireworks safety tips:
Have a safe and happy Fourth of July!
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